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Tantra Yoga

Tantra Yoga Level 5 Retreat

Become a true disciple!

 

13 – 20 September 2020
Enxara do Bispo, Portugal

Level 5 designates the beginning of yet another significant chapter in your tantric journey. The discovery of the Mahavidya Yoga – the 10 fundamental forces and building blocks of the universe – begins here. This study will accompany you until Level 24.

You will receive the next chakra bija mantra initiation for svadhisthana chakra as well as an advanced form of pranayama. The chakra science continues to unveil more and more treasures for you.

Additionally, Hatha Yoga impresses upon you further gems, as well as the Shat Karma Kriyas, yogic 5 Actions, and much more.

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Teachings of Level 5

  • Introduction into Mahavidya Yoga – the 10 Cosmic Powers in Tantra
  • Bija mantra initiation for svadhisthana chakra
  • Teaching and practice of Sukha Purvak Pranayama
  • New Hatha Yoga asanas, including the precious yogasana
  • Last of the three yogic protection techniques
  • The 5 Actions – action 3
  • The next of the Shat Karma Kriyas – dantamula dhauti
  • Yantra – What is it?
  • The Guru, or the initiator
  • Sugar and its effects for a yogi
  • And much more!

Course Prerequisite

To join this next level retreat within our Tantra Yoga Module you have to have previously completed the Tantra Yoga Level 4.

Teachers of this retreat

This retreat is led by our senior teachers Liisa Maimon, Dharmananda and assisted by other team members. The retreat language is English.

Retreat Schedule

Day 1 (13 September 2020): Arrival and welcome
At 16:00 the group transport bus departs from Lisbon. The exact departure location will be communicated to all participants. We recommend that you arrive to Lisbon at least a couple of hours before this departure time (or why not a day before!). The drive to the venue is estimated to last about one hour. At 19:00 welcome dinner begins at the venue followed by the retreat introduction at 20:00.

Days 2-7 (14 – 19 September 2020): Teachings and practice
On the 2nd day the teachings commence. You will be studying and practicing Yoga for approximately seven hours daily. Our teaching day starts at 7:30 and runs until 20:00, with several breaks organized throughout the day.

This Yoga retreat includes two Yoga sessions each day, as well as meditation practices, lectures and other teachings.

07:30 Session I: Morning practice
09:00 Breakfast
10:00 Session II: Teachings
13:00 Lunch and break
16:30 Session III: Afternoon teaching and practice
20:00 Dinner
21:00 Satsang, spiritual movie, special meditations or sauna
23:00 Lights out!

Day 8 (20 September 2020): Final ceremony and conclusion
Conclusion of the retreat and departure after lunch. Group bus transport back to Lisbon will depart latest 15:00. Do not plan your flights out of Lisbon earlier than 19:00.

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FAQ

This is my first course with your school. Can I join these levels regardless?

Successful completion of previous yogic levels and exams are required before joining any subsequent levels.

What do I need to bring with me to this retreat?

The specific items you are required to bring with you depend on the particular country and venue where we are holding this retreat. You will receive an email with detailed instructions well before the retreat begins.

It is helpful and recommended to bring with you the course notes and booklets of the previous levels to revise as and when needed.

Is there an exam for this cycle?

Yes, at the end of Level 8 you will be required to complete the Orange Sash exam in order to continue with Level 9.

What if I do not pass the Orange Sash exam?

In the unlikely event of you not passing the exam, you will have the opportunity to retake the exam at a later time.

How many hours of yoga and meditation will be practiced daily?

This can vary. On average, a full day will be between 7-8 hours of teachings and practice, with breaks organized throughout the day for rest and revitalization.

Each day consists of 3-4 hours of asana or Hatha Yoga practice, 1-2 hours of meditation and 1-3 hours of theoretical teachings. Occasional supplemental satsangs, or spiritual discourses, will be offered in the evenings.

Retreat Guidelines

  • Have an open mind to spiritual teachings and a willingness to learn and explore authentic knowledge
  • Arrive on time to each class and teaching
  • No smoking, alcohol or recreational drugs are allowed during the retreat
  • We recommend avoiding phone and Internet usage completely during the retreat. However, the maximum usage time is restricted to 1 hour per day during the lunch break.

Course Fees

Early-early bird fee: €1150, available if full payment is completed by 13 June 2020
Early bird fee: €1250, available if full payment is completed by 13 July 2020
Regular fee: €1350, in effect beginning 14 July 2020 

The course fee includes: All course teachings and various supplies, course materials, accommodation on a shared occupancy basis, rejuvenating meals three times a day, chartered bus transport from Lisbon to course venue and return, unlimited drinking water and tea. 

The course fee does not include: Flights and other transportation to Portugal or Lisbon, the cost of personal supplies for each participant (e.g. Yoga mat, Yoga clothes, and other items – a list will be sent prior to the course start date).

To book your place at this retreat a minimum deposit of €450 (Payment 1) is required. This amount is included in the prices listed under Course Fees. You may make the remaining tuition payment (Payment 2) according to the course fee timings shown above.

Please read and affirm that you fully understand our Terms of Service and Liability Waiver and Course Participation Agreement before making your payments as other payment and cancellation policies also apply.

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Course Venue

This retreat is taking place in a beautiful countryside location just an hour drive from Lisbon city and Lisbon airport. Quinta da Enxara is a peaceful paradise in the hills close to natural beauty and stunning views. This makes it a perfect getaway place for your spiritual Yoga immersion.

The venue offers a natural swimming pool and wood-heated sauna. Nourishing meals are made of local farm produce.

Accommodation is in lovely comfortable yurts or rooms and in shared occupancy with 2 to 5 people. There is also one dormitory with up to 10 people. Bathrooms are shared (no en suite). Accommodation will generally be allocated based on your sign up date. Couples will have their own private yurt or room. Personal laundry can be done on site free of charge.

Venue

Quinta da Enxara
Estrada Nacional 9-2
Enxara do Bispo, 2665-053 Portugal
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E-mail:
[email protected]

Tickets

Unlimited available
Payment 1, Deposit (Tantra Yoga Level 5 Retreat, Portugal, 13-20 September 2020)450.00
Unlimited available
Payment 2, Early-Early-Bird Ticket (Tantra Yoga Level 5 Retreat, Portugal, 13-20 September 2020)700.00Available until 13 June 2020 (later 1250€). Includes accommodation and meals.
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